Man shot by Antioch police on Tuesday, June 28, charged by DA

Tony Hendrix

Tony Hendrix

By Sergeant Tom Fuhrmann, Antioch Police Investigations Bureau

At 2:33 a.m. on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, Antioch Police Officers were dispatched to a domestic violence call in the 900 block of West 8th Street. When the officers arrived they were confronted

by a 56-year-old male Antioch resident armed with a firearm. Shots were fired by the police and the male was wounded.

The suspect was transported to an area hospital and underwent surgery. The suspect in this case is identified as 56-year-old Tony Hendrix of Antioch.

Hendrix was formally charged on Thursday, June 30, 2016 by the Office of the District Attorney with two counts of Assault with a Deadly Weapon and one count of Resisting Arrest. His bail was set at $373,000. On 7/1/16 he was arraigned and on 7/2/16 he was released from the hospital and booked into the Contra Costa County Jail.

No further information will be released at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective Vanderpool with the Antioch Police Department at (925) 779-6988. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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